Yes vs Confirmatory - What's the difference?

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Yes is a related term of confirmatory.


As an interjection yes

is used to express pleasure, joy, or great excitement.

As a noun yes

is an affirmative expression; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.

As a verb yes

is (colloquial|transitive) to agree with, to affirm, to approve.

As an adjective confirmatory is

serving to confirm something.

yes

English

(yes and no)

Particle

(-)
  • A word used to show agreement or acceptance.
  • Yes , you are correct.
    Yes , you may go play outside now.
    Yes , sir, we have your package right here.
  • A word used to indicate disagreement'' or ''dissent in reply to a negative statement.
  • It was not my fault we lost the race.
    Oh, yes , it was!

    Synonyms

    * Dialect or archaic forms: arr, ay, aye, yea, yassuh * Nautical, military, telecommunications: affirmative * Colloquial or slang forms: ya, yah, yeah, yeh, yep, yeppers, yup, yuppers, yus, ahuh, mhm, uh huh. * See also:

    Antonyms

    * Standard form: no * Nautical, military, telecommunications: negative * Dialect or archaic forms: nay * Colloquial or slang forms: ixnay, nah, naw, nope * See also:

    Derived terms

    * yes and amen * yes and no * yes-no question

    Usage notes

    * In Old and Middle English, yes'' was a more forceful affirmative than ''yea . * An example of yes used to disagree with a statement: the questions "You don’t want it, do you?" and "Don’t you want it?" are answered by "yes" if the respondent does want the item, and "no" if not. Many languages use a specific word for this purpose; see translation table above.

    Interjection

    (en-interj)!
  • Used to express pleasure, joy, or great excitement.
  • Our second goal of the match! Yes !

    Antonyms

    * no

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • An affirmative expression; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
  • Was that a yes?
  • A vote of support or in favor/favour of something.
  • The workers voted on whether to strike, and there were thirty "yeses" and one "no".

    Synonyms

    * (answer that shows agreement or acceptance) aye, yea * (vote in support) aye, yea

    Antonyms

    * (answer that shows agreement or acceptance) no, nay * (vote in support) nay

    Verb

  • (colloquial) To agree with, to affirm, to approve.
  • Did he yes the veto?
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  • (slang) To attempt to flatter someone by habitually agreeing.
  • Synonyms

    agree,

    confirmatory

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Serving to confirm something.